Berry Street - Foster Care, Child Protection, Youth, Family Violence and Community Services

Welcome to Berry Street

Since 1877, Berry Street has chosen to work with children, young people and families, with the most challenging and complex needs, including those for whom we are often the last resort. Last year, we helped over 27,000 of the most disadvantaged children, young people and families across our community.

We believe all children should have good childhood, growing up feeling safe, nurtured and with hope for the future.


News & Events

Bushfire assistance
Berry Street and Nexus Primary Health are providing specialist services to adults, youth and children affected by the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires. read more

Showing respect
In a partnership project between Shepparton Council, Berry Street and FamilyCare, students from Goulburn Valley Grammar School and Notre Dame College have tapped into their creativity in the RESPECT competition. read more

Hume's violent reality
Hume is a hot bed for family violence, home to the highest number of reported incidents in the state, according to the latest crime statistics. read more

Special reunion
A former Berry Street baby and the nurses who cared for her as a very small child have had a heartwarming reunion after almost 50 years. read more

Our unsung hero
Berry Street Gippsland regional director Trish McCluskey's feats involve establishing a debutante ball six years ago, where about 70 Gippsland young people in care or on case management more

Fathering in a context of family violence
Support services for families harmed by domestic violence are critical, but leading experts say Australia still needs a baseline understanding of what has to be done across the more

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